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Fall 2023 Clara Mayo Grant Recipients

Jonathan Doriscar (Northwestern University)
Understanding the Dynamics of Racial Prejudice Reduction 

Brandon Dull (Northwestern University)
A Critical Qualitative Examination of How White Adolescent Boys Negotiate Privilege, Power, and Oppression

Alaina Helmerichs (Georgia Southern University)
Masculine vs. Feminine Women: Outcomes in the Legal System 

Maria Gabriela Molina (Villanova University)
The effect of identity safety cues and shared identity on international students’ belonging and engagement in college classrooms

Minh Duc Pham (University of Connecticut)
Strength-Based Solidarity: Shared Strengths as a Novel Pathway Toward Positive Intraminority Relation

MacKenzie Wantje (Texas Tech University)
Physiological Stress Responses to Misgendering in Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults

Spring 2023 Clara Mayo Grant Recipients

Nadia Floyd (University of Colorado Boulder)
Allyship is in the eye of the beholder: Black women's perceptions of Black versus White men
who advocate for gender equality

Jillian Franks (Brandeis University)
The Influence of Cognitive Load on Empathy Biases in Pre-medical Students

Ellen Kneeskern (University of Rochester)
Classifying Youth’s Questions About Racial Inequality and Their Parents’ Responses:
An Exploratory Latent Class Analysis Approach

Dakota Leget (University of Florida)
Exploring the Influence of Patients’ Weight and Race on Providers’ Diagnostic Accuracy of Bulimia

Christina Marlow (North Carolina State University)
Race-Based Discipline Disparities: Children's Evaluations and Reactions

Dani Wolf (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Race as a Two-Sided Factor in Policing: The Intersection of Community Race and Police Race

Fall 2022 Clara Mayo Grant recipients:

Sheba Aikawa (University of Colorado Boulder)
Untrustworthy ally:  The unintended consequences of messages targeting Black women

Samuel Carr (Northeastern University)
Gender Inclusive Movement for Youth in K-12 Schools: An Exploratory Study

Elise Kaufman (University of Maryland, College Park)
Children’s Evaluations about Teacher and Peer Bias in the Classroom Context

Liora Morhayim (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Buffering Effects of Negative Intergroup Contact through Complex Social Identities

Laura Pazos (University of Reno, Nevada)
Perceptions of Gender Nonconforming Child Bearers and Abortion in the Wake of Overturning
Roe v. Wade

Yiwei Quan (University of Toronto)
Chinese international students and anti-Asian racism on campus in Canada:  Advocacy, coping strategies, and social media discourse

Spring 2022 Clara Mayo Grant recipients:

Jenessa Canen (Western Kentucky University)
Minority Stress Through Time: Sexual Minority Stress and Suicide Risk Across Generations 

Rachel Cook (Georgia Southern University)
It’s Not A Phobia: Reducing Transnegativity Using Imagined Intergroup Contact 

Daniela Gonzalez (Indiana University)
Health vs. Success: Examining whether exposure to negative stereotypes motivates engagement in unhealthy behaviors among low-SES college students 

K. Colin Li (Wake Forest University)
A Short Scale of College Belonging: Factor Structure, Measurement Invariance, and Predictive Validity  

Grace Wetzel (Rutgers University)
Challenging biological justifications for the orgasm gap: Implications for immutability beliefs and orgasm pursuit

Katsumi Yamaguchi-Pedroza (Pennsylvania State University)
Perceiving sexual violence against women of color: Where are the allies?

Fall 2021 Clara Mayo Grant recipients:

Courteney Rae Palis (The New School for Social Research)
On the Front Lines of a Double Pandemic: Exploring the Effects of COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Racism on Filipino American Woman Nurses

Marissa Traversa (Simon Fraser University)
Is Cancel Culture Validating? The Role of Collective Validation in the Relationship Between Cancel Culture and Collective Action

Emma Wedell (University of Connecticut)
How Prejudice Confrontation Styles Shape Lay Understandings of Prejudice Confrontations

Spring 2021 Clara Mayo Grant recipients:

Rebecca Burchette (Indiana University)
Is This Reverse Racism? Perceived Exclusion Among White Americans Increases Mistreatment of Black Employees

Okeoma Nwakama (Fordham University)
Centering Ourselves: Exploring the Use of Emotional-Approach Coping in Response to Gendered Racism Among Black Women

Adilene Osnaya (Purdue University)
Anticipated Discrimination and Psychological Distress among Latinx Individuals: Examining Moderators

Jessica Roncker (University of Cincinnati)
Climate Safe Neighborhoods Community Toolkit

Adele Weaver (University of Maine)
How Race, Gender, and Body Positioning Impact Perceptions and Interactions with Those in Power

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